Program delivery update – August 4, 2017

This section contains policy, procedures and guidance used by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada staff. It is posted on the Department’s website as a courtesy to stakeholders.

Exemption for nationals of Venezuela to the bar on applying for a pre-removal risk assessment

Nationals of Venezuela are exempt from the 12-month bar if their Immigration and Refugee Board or previous pre-removal risk assessment decision was made between July 8, 2016, and July 7, 2017. Nationals of Venezuela with a decision made after July 7, 2017, are subject to the 12-month bar.

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